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Sat 01 Apr
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, April 1, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer, sleep better, and ultimately can help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and attendees are encouraged to bring a pillow. $10 per class, no reservations needed.

Registration: Optional
Sat 08 Apr
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, April 8, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer, sleep better, and ultimately can help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and attendees are encouraged to bring a pillow. $10 per class, no reservations needed.
Registration: Optional
Wed 12 Apr
Colonial History Day
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Taking place on the Wednesday of Yonkers School District Spring Break, and in partnership with the Downtown/Waterfront BID and the Yonkers Riverfront Library, swing by the Manor and Van der Donck Park to be transported back to the 1700's! Featuring colonial games, clothes, crafts and reenactors, including a blacksmith and Calvary riders on horseback, music, storytime and more; all outdoor activities are free to attend! Adults will also be allowed admission into the museum at a discounted price!

Sat 22 Apr
Earth Day Walking Tour: Saw Mill River Heritage Tour
Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:00 AM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Join the staff of Philipse Manor Hall on this walking tour of downtown Yonkers as we commemorate Earth Day! Philipse Manor Hall and downtown Yonkers have both shaped and been shaped by the Saw Mill, or Nepperhan, River. Following the river from its mouth at the Hudson to Chicken Island, patrons will learn about the growth of Yonkers from 1682 to the present, and discuss how these changes are connected to larger trends in New York and the United States. $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Free for Friends members and for children 12 and under.

Sat 22 Apr
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, April 22, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer, sleep better, and ultimately can help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and attendees are encouraged to bring a pillow. $10 per class, no reservations needed.

Registration: Optional
Sun 23 Apr
CAPE (Community Adventure Play Experience)
Sunday, April 23, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Presented by the Child Development Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, the Community Adventure Play Experience gives children the ability to use their imagination to transform recyclables and other discarded materials into whatever their mind can think of. Children will be able to construct anything their mind can think of out of boxes, string, buckets and other day to day items. This free program will be taking place on the western lawn in back of the Manor Hall. Materials will be provided.

Tue 25 Apr
Ella Fitzgerald 100th Anniversary Jazz Concert
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 07:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The Eric Alexander Quartet and top New York vocalists will be at the famed Gothic Chamber at Philipse Manor Hall, for an evening of dinner and song from as they chronicle and celebrate the life, legacy and one hundredth birthday of America's First Lady of Song, Yonkers' very own Ella Fitzgerald. $75/general admission or $65/Friends of PMH members. For tickets and more information, please visit: www.philipsemanorfriends.blogspot.com.

Sat 29 Apr
Yoga and Meditation
Saturday, April 29, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer, sleep better, and ultimately can help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and attendees are encouraged to bring a pillow. $10 per class, no reservations needed.
Registration: Optional
Sat 29 Apr
Saturday Family Movie: The Jungle Book (2016)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Viewers will get to see the 2016 live action remake of the tale of Mowgli, the "man cub" raised by a wolfpack, and his encounters with Baloo, Bagheera, Shere Khan and other creatures of the jungle. Attendees of The Jungle Book on Apr. 29 will get to vote on which film will be shown in May. Attendees are welcome to bring a blanket to sit on and snacks to munch on.